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— Salvage

TimeOut New York  · “Time Out Says”   ·  Fri Aug 17 2012 · by Melissa Simonetti
As the dialogue among these three women intensifies into a roller-coaster ride of vulnerability and deception, one shocking secret is revealed after another. Yet despite the harsh twists of what-ifs and missed chances, the play leaves you with the saving graces of family loyalty and endurance.>>

NYTheatre.com  · “Salvage” · Aug 16, 2012 · by Michael Mraz
The play is a fantastic, dark portrait of three women at the end of their rope … >>

TheaterMania ·  George Brant’s Salvage Set to Premiere in New Haven  · March 28, 2012 · Sarah Moore >>

Connecticut Critics Circle  ·  “Salvage; a New Play from Theatre 4″ · by Diana Insolio
It is a testament to the vitality of live theater that a small nonprofit acting company without a permanent home can commission a new play and make magic of it. >>

Connecticut Critics Circle · “A Mother Attempts to Rescue Her Daughter in Salvage at Theatre 4 in New Haven” · Amy J. Barry
Salvage is a powerful piece of writing and acting — refreshingly provocative theater right in our backyard. >>

New Haven Register ·  “‘Salvage’ marks a milestone for thriving Theatre 4″ · April 14, 2012 · Sani Kahn Shelton >>

The Arts Paper · “Theatre 4 Premieres Brant’s Salvage” · April 26, 2012 >>

 

— Acting Out

TIME Magazine · “Total Immersion: In more new shows, the passive theatergoer is passé · June 24, 2013 · Richard Zoglin
Behold extreme theater: fresh, fun, totally absorbing, a full-contact sport with no rules and no boundaries. >>

Hartford Courant · “At Ikea, The Store’s A Stage” · March 24, 2013 · Korky Vann
“Have you ever wondered who might live in those rooms in the IKEA showroom? Now we’re going to find out.” >>

New Haven Register · “Feet off the sofa at Theatre 4’s ‘Acting Out’ in Fairhaven Furniture” · Jan. 21, 2012 · Sandi Kahn Shelton
Those irascible actors, playwrights and directors at Theatre 4 are acting out again. You just can’t keep them in a proper theater … >>

New Haven Independent · “Ralph Waldo Emerson To Speak At Institute Library” ·  Nov. 6, 2013 · Allan Appel  >>

The Arts Paper · “History and place as inspiration: Theatre 4 stages new plays at The Institute Library” · Nov 6, 2013 · David Brensilver >>

New Haven Register · “Theatre 4 ‘Acting Out’ at New Haven’s Institute Library” · Nov 4, 2013 · >>

 

— Musical Chairs

New Haven Theater Jerk · “The Musical Chairs Review” · April 14, 2011  · Christopher Arnott
Musical Chairs brings the party, and a casual low-key soiree with bowls of chips at the cabaret tables. This is a tidy and neat small company, now several years old, that works sweetly and efficiently, delivering one-acts as cordially and professionally as if they were waiters bringing you fancy entrees. >>

New Haven Register · “Theatre 4’s ‘Musical Chairs’ Looks to Tickle the Funny Bone and Please the Ear” · April 10, 2011 · Sandi Kahn Shelton >>

 

— Private Eyes

New Haven Register ·  “Theatre 4’s latest is a thriller with a laugh track” · May 9, 2010 · Sandi Kahn Shelton >>

Connecticut Critics Circle  ·  Theatre 4 Offers  a Quirky ‘Private  Eyes'” · Tom Holehan
If this is evidence of what the group has to offer, they are a company very much worth watching. >>

Connecticut Critics Circle and the Middletown Eye · “Private Eyes” · June 8, 2010 · Richard Kamins
The performances are mighty impressive and the use of music is smart. >>

Connecticut Critics Circle  · “‘Private Eyes’ Shining at Theatre 4″ · Bonnie Goldberg >>

Connecticut Critics Circle · “The Theatre 4 Company Stages Tri-City Productions of Steven Dietz’s Intriguing Comedy, “Private Eyes'”  >>

LymeLine.com · “Final Chance to See “Private Eyes” at The Kate Today” · May 20, 2010 >>

 

— Theatre 4

Connecticut Business Journal · “Rising Stars: All New Haven’s a Stage” · Sept 16, 2010
“We created the company to establish the kind of theater we wanted to see in New Haven. We wanted to see plays that were thought-provoking, that included women in the stories — women are under-represented on the American stage — and we wanted to create an artistic home for theater professionals.“ >>